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United States Government: Democracy in Action, Student Edition

United States Government: Democracy in Action, Student Edition

Grade Levels: 9 - 12
By McGraw-Hill Education
Copyright: 2006
Publication Date: January 31, 2005
MHID: 0078600537
ISBN 13: 9780078600531

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United States Government: Democracy in Action, Student Edition

UNIT 1 FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

Chapter 1 People & Government
Chapter 2 Origins of American Government
Chapter 3 The Constitution
Chapter 4 The Federal System

UNIT 2 THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

Chapter 5 The Organization of Congress
Chapter 6 Development of Congressional Powers
Chapter 7 Congress at Work

UNIT 3 THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH


Chapter 8 The Presidency
Chapter 9 Presidential Leadership
Chapter 10 The Federal Bureaucracy

UNIT 4 THE JUDICIAL BRANCH

Chapter 11 The Federal Court System
Chapter 12 Supreme Court Decision Making

UNIT 5 LIBERTY & JUSTICE FOR ALL


Chapter 13 Constitutional Freedoms
Chapter 14 Citizenship & Equal Justice
Chapter 15 Law in America

UNIT 6 PARTICIPATING IN GOVERNMENT


Chapter 16 Political Parties
Chapter 17 Elections & Voting
Chapter 18 Interest Groups & Public Opinion
Chapter 19 The Mass Media

UNIT 7 PUBLIC POLICIES & POLICY


Chapter 20 Taxing & Spending
Chapter 21 Social & Domestic Policy
Chapter 22 Foreign Policy & Defense

UNIT 8 STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT


Chapter 23 Structure & Function of State Government
Chapter 24 Structure & Function of Local Government

UNIT 9 POLITICAL & ECONOMIC SYSTEMS


Chapter 25 Political Systems in Today's World
Chapter 26 Development of Economic Systems




Reference Handbook
Glossary
Index
Spanish Glossary

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